August 4, 2009
STS127-S-002 (10 Oct. 2008) --- Attired in training versions of their shuttle launch and entry suits, these seven astronauts take a break from training to pose for the STS-127 crew portrait. Pictured on the front row are astronauts Mark Polansky (right), commander, and Doug Hurley, pilot. Remaining crewmembers, pictured from left to right, are astronauts Dave Wolf, Christopher Cassidy, Canadian Space Agency's Julie Payette, Tom Marshburn and Tim Kopra, all mission specialists. Kopra is scheduled to join Expedition 20 as flight engineer after launching to the International Space Station with the STS-127 crew.
Topics: STS-127, Spaceflight, NASA, Thomas Marshburn, Mark L. Polansky, Julie Payette, NASA Astronaut Group 19, Expedition 20, Timothy L. Kopra, Christopher Cassidy, Canadian Space Agency, Disaster Accident